P.O. Box 1338 Washington, DC 20013
202-518-1213
202-518-1213

KANKOURAN CONFERENCE & CONCERT 2022

CONFERENCE (In-person only)

WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS and GUEST ARTISTS

Mabiba Baegne, Fode Bangoura, Mariama Basse, Marie Basse-Wiles, Fode Camara, Mouminatou Camara, Idy Ciss, Naomi Diouf, Madiou Diouf, Alioune Faye, Medoune Yacine Gueye, Brehim “Brigo” Gueye, Youssouf Koumbassa, Papa Assane M’Baye, Babacar M’Baye, Babacar N’Diaye, Cheikh N’Dong, Cesslin Loussilahot Ntadi, Djeneba Sako, Maguette Sow, Balla Sy, Aboubacar Soumah, and KanKouran’s own Sue Ann Forde

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

ONE FEE AT THE DOOR: $20.00

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Dance/Idy Ciss (Djembe)  12:30pm-2:00pm

Dance/Djeneba Sako (Djembe)  2:15pm-3:45pm

Dance/Sue Ann Forde (Djembe)  4:00pm-5:30pm

Dance/Babacar N’Diaye (Sabar)  5:45pm-7:15pm

Dance/Youssouf Koumbassa (Djembe)  7:30pm-9:00pm

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Dance/Mabiba Baegne (Congolese)  9:00am-10:30am

Dance/Mouminatou Camara (Djembe)  10:45am-12:15pm

Drum/ Brehim “Brigo” Gueye (Sabar)  12:00pm-1:00pm

Dance/Naomi Diouf (Liberian)  12:30pm-2:00pm

Drum/Fode Bangoura (Djembe)  1:00pm-2:00pm

Dance/Mariama Basse (Balant)  2:15pm-3:45pm

Dance/Babacar M’Baye (Sabar)  4:00pm-5:30pm

 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Dance/Babacar N’Diaye (Djembe)  9:00am-10:30am

Dance/Youssouf Koumbassa (Djembe)  10:45am-12:15pm

Dance/Djeneba Sako (Djembe)  12:30pm-2:00pm

Drum/Medoune Yacine Gueye (Kutiro)  1:00pm-2:00pm     

Drum/Papa Assane M’Baye (Djembe)  2:00pm-3:00pm

Dance/Idy Ciss (Sabar-Serer)  2:15pm-3:45pm

Drum/Fode Camara (Djembe)  3:00pm-4:00pm

Dance/Marie Basse-Wiles (Kutiro)  4:00pm-5:30pm

Dance/Mouminatou Camara (Djembe)  5:45pm-7:15pm

Dance/Babacar M’Baye (Sabar)  7:30pm-9:00pm

DANCE EXCHANGE

7117 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!!! https://kankouranwadc39conference.eventbrite.com/

HOST HOTEL

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON SILVER SPRING WASHINGTON DC NORTH

8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910

$109/night (Single/Double Rooms)

CUT OFF DATE: AUGUST 18TH

https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=DCAGSDT&groupCode=CDTKAN&arrivaldate=2022-09-01&departuredate=2022-09-04&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

301-589-0800

LIVE CONCERT EVENT

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 8:00PM

Howard University – Cramton Auditorium

2455 6th Street NW, Washington, DC 20059

GENERAL ADMISSION $25

(TICKET INFORMATION COMING SOON)

 

 KANKOURAN, INC. and DANCE EXCHANGE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES TO PARTICIPANTS, OR THE LOSS, THEFT, AND/OR DAMAGE TO THEIR PROPERTY WHILE PARTICIPATING IN ANY 2022 CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES. KanKouran Conference 2022 is funded, in part, by a grant from THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACKS IN DANCE, THE D.C. COMMISSION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES (AN AGENCY SUPPORTED IN PART BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS), AND THE MAYOR’S OFFICE ON AFRICAN AFFAIRS